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2017 May 16

Career Outreach Session at HBS

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Business School, Batten Hall Room 102

Harvard-hosted workshop on various job search topics provides job seekers with the tools and resources for an effective job search. Everyone is welcome.

2017 Apr 11

Process Improvement Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Innovative thinking often requires looking at current processes differently; on having a process improvement mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This is an active workshop conducted through a simulation that provides the opportunity to learn tools and concepts of streamlining a process while at the same time eliminating waste and creating value. Highly interactive and fun, this workshop will give you the opportunity to develop a different “lens” for looking at processes.

Cost: $0

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2017 Mar 14

Problem Solving Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

For many people, the most compelling aspect of work at Harvard is striving toward our collective mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. Sometimes one needs to shift from a fixed mindset to an innovative, learning mindset in service of that mission. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situationIn this active workshop you will bring ideas for change within your department or School and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $0

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2017 Feb 09

Design Thinking Mindset

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Design thinking is a deeply human process that taps into abilities we all have but get over-looked by more conventional problem-solving practices.  Design thinking requires an experimental, collaborative, and optimistic mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This workshop will familiarize you with the Design Thinking Mindset in action by immersing you in an in-class design thinking experiment.

Cost: $0

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2016 Dec 09

Ebony Winter Gala

8:00pm to 11:50pm

Location: 

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Harvard recruiters will be at the 2016 Ebony Winter Gala. For more information including registration, please check out their website: http://www.nsbeboston.org/event/ebony-winter-gala/

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2017 May 11

Collaboration Mindset

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This session will explore paradigms that can get in the way of a collaboration mindset and principles that foster collaboration. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will also learn three principles to live by that can automatically translate into more collaborative behavior.

Cost: $0 

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2017 May 11

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You will build a toolbox of strategies for preparing to write and for structuring language.

Cost: $75

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2017 Mar 24

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You will build a toolbox of strategies for preparing to write and for structuring language.

Cost: $75

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2017 May 02

The Power of a Positive No

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This session will explore challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program Co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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2017 Jun 09

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Additional day of the course: Friday, June 16 from 9 am to 1 pm.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants will be exposed to the benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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2017 Feb 03

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Additional day of the course: Friday, February 10 from 9 am to 1 pm.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants will be exposed to the benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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2017 May 17

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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2017 Apr 26

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Additional day of the course:
Friday, April 28 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in...

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2017 Mar 23

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor.

Cost: $75

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2017 May 19

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This class combines in-class exercises and discussions to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation” utililzing the required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations authored by members of the Harvard Program on Negotiation. The workshop will conclude with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners in the session.

Cost: $75

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